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“Floating” an IPA

“Floating” an IPA

Here in northern Virginia it hit 104 degrees on Saturday, so I was looking for something to cool me down. I put some thought into it and was reminded of Russ’ post from The Beer Circle’s Eastern PA Brewery Tour about Tröegs “Floated” Java Head Stout. When we were at the brewery, I was tempted to try Nugget Nectar floated but I figured that being able to drive with a clear head was more important so … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer Float, IPA, Sixpoint Brewery

Low Key Beer Tasting event – How To

Low Key Beer Tasting event – How To

Last weekend after running a 5k, a group of running beer drinkers (or is it beer drinking runners?) and I got together to help make more room in my beer fridge. I wanted to use this as an opportunity to introduce different breweries and styles that I have experienceded in my extensive drinking research. We didn’t take notes but did share our thoughts. Beers (in order of appearance): Sixpoint Resin Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Sierra Nevada Hoptimum 2012 Tröegs Scratch … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cigar City Brewing Co., Cisco Brewers, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Sixpoint Brewery, Tastings, Tröegs Brewing Co.

Sixpoint Brewery’s Resin

Sixpoint Brewery’s Resin

I was first exposed to Sixpoint Brewing last summer at a music festival; they had their Bengali Tiger and Sweet Action on Tap. The Bengali Tiger is a fabulous IPA, and Sweet Action is a a beer that defies categorization– as part cream ale, part pale and and part wheat beer, it was wonderfully refreshing in the summer heat. Since then, I haven’t been able to have any Sixpoint because they didn’t distribute to State College. Oh, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Imperial IPA, Sixpoint Brewery